Mobile, Laptop & Other Gadgets

Banks pick IBM blockchain to expand digital ID project in Canada … – American Banker

Posted: Monday, March 20, 2017

Canadian banks will use blockchain technology to manage consumers’ digital identities. The banks bought into the idea of managing digital identities for consumers five years ago. Initially, they focused on authentication: letting customers maintain one user name and password for multiple websites, mainly bank and government sites. The Concierge system, managed by SecureKey, was a way to simplify customers’ lives. The system stores 7 million Canadian consumers’ credentials currently with…

Shoot a Glock? Check Out ‘The Gadget’ If You Wanted Added Safety – Bearing Arms

Posted: Monday, March 20, 2017

Despite lacking any manual safeties or disconnects, Glock pistols are perhaps the world’s most popular duty and defensive pistols. But with the rise of Appendix Inside the Waistband (AIWB) carry, some have wondered how suitable the platform is, especially when holstering in such a sensitive area. The guys with Tau Development Group have developed a simple enhancement that may put those fears to rest. While this is touted as being…

New Smart Nation and Digital Government Office to be formed on May 1 – Channel NewsAsia

Posted: Monday, March 20, 2017

SINGAPORE: Staff from digital and technology teams in several ministries will form a new office in charge of digital transformation in the public service on May 1, the Prime Minister’s Office announced on Monday (Mar 20).  The Smart Nation and Digital Government Office (SNDGO), to be formed under the Prime Minister’s Office, will comprise staff from the Ministry of Finance’s Digital Government Directorate, the Ministry of Communications and Information’s Government…

Maine entrepreneur brings digital efficiency to producers of food and its retail buyers – Press Herald

Posted: Monday, March 20, 2017

One of Maine’s most successful serial entrepreneurs has launched a new business with the goal of advancing the local food economy into the digital age. David Stone, who previously founded digital gift-card provider CashStar Inc. in Portland, has started a new Portland-based company called Forager1 LLC to develop a digital procurement platform for local food producers and the retailers who sell their products. The service, known as Forager, has been…